Every year, several official events occur in the Principality of Monaco. On the morning of January 26th, the religious service called "la Messe des Traditions" said in Monegasque takes place in Saint Devote chapel.
Procession 26 janvier
In the early evening, the faithful numerously gathered on the Albert 1st embankment to attend the arrival of the symbolic boat and the reception of the relics which are followed by the procession that leads as far as Saint Devote church.
After the Worship of the Holy Sacrament, the symbolic boat is set alight by the Sovereign Prince and his Royal Family in the memory of Saint Devote.
The evening ended up with a firework which is set off over the sea in the harbour of Monaco situated opposite the mouth of the Gaumates small valley where the long story between Devote and the Monegasque started.
Procession 27 janvier
On the morning of January 27th, the reception of the relics and the Pontifical High Mass celebrated by His Grace Archbishop of Monaco occur in the cathédrale This celebration is followed by the ceremonious procession which takes place in Monaco-Ville (blessings of the Palace, the town and the sea).
Canonica : a statue of Saint Devote offered by Prince Rainier III
On June 9, 2003, during his visit in Corsica on Devote's martyrdom 1700th anniversary, Prince Rainier III offered the Corsican a statue of Saint Devote, which is now situated in the Cathedral of the Canonica.